The FTC is seeking research presentations on consumer privacy and security issues. We are seeking empirical research, rather than opinion pieces on law and policy. You must transmit your submission, together with your confidentiality request, only through our Accellion secure file transfer system. To do so, you must first send an email by no later than 11:59pm Eastern Time onSeptember 28, 2016, to [email protected]
(link sends e-mail) with the subject line “PrivacyCon - Request for Confidential Treatment of Research Submission.” You should receive a reply email within two business days with instructions for the secure electronic submission of encrypted documents using Accellion. We must receive your submission and confidentiality request through Accellion by no later than 11:59pm Eastern Time on October 3, 2016. Your confidentiality request must identify the specific portions of your submission for which confidential treatment is being requested, and the legal or factual basis for your request. See Commission Rule 4.9(c). If the General Counsel grants your request for confidential treatment, your submission will not be made publicly available, except as required by law.